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Wallace Hartman Nature Preserve

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Not a walk in the Park

This trail is a bit over a mile long but is not an easy walk in the park. This hike is for those... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2018
Patti C
Easy Trail Fun

Nice little trail in our neighborhood. Very family friendly and easy to follow. Picnic tables... read more

Reviewed March 29, 2017
Charleston, West Virginia
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Aug 11, 2018
“Not a walk in the Park”
Mar 29, 2017
“Easy Trail Fun”
In December 2001, the Park assumed ownership of 52 acres of woodland that has been set aside specifically for the development of trails and nature studies programs. The Park is currently working on securing funds to develop a 1.5 mile trail system...more
adjacent to Hampton and South Ruffner Roads, Charleston, WV
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Reviewed August 11, 2018

This trail is a bit over a mile long but is not an easy walk in the park. This hike is for those who are fit and able to do some uneven and uphill walking. If you are fit, go for it!

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Patti C
Reviewed March 29, 2017 via mobile

Nice little trail in our neighborhood. Very family friendly and easy to follow. Picnic tables located at the bottom as well as a nice bench to sit and rest while enjoying the forest.

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank jenpeters1970
Reviewed November 19, 2016

We enjoyed this beautiful nature preserve. Only complaint was the lack of signage and trail maps. It would be easy to get lost so we simply hiked in and then re-traced our steps back. But it is a quiet pretty location.

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank ammeisne
Reviewed October 13, 2016

This place is located in a residential area and basically starts from on top of a hill and goes down the mountainside (gradually). Make certain to bring your hiking shoes. Trail is maintained and very nice. Wildlife is all around with deer everywhere.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank K1871IAwilliamm
Reviewed June 28, 2016

Minutes from downtown. Take a picnic and enjoy the scenery- there are two picnic tables along the trails. The trails are steep in short sections, but not difficult to manage. The lower trailhead on Adrian road is the easiest access, a gradual ascent into the...More

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank MelvinNewman
Reviewed October 23, 2015

Parking isn't convenient and the entry ways are steep. It is a beautiful area and I'm glad that it is here but I can't hike it.

Date of experience: October 2015
2  Thank flt587
Reviewed February 11, 2012

Tucked away in South Hills neighborhood. It is a work in progress. New trials and parking have made it more accessible. It is a maintained in cooperation between the City and the West Virginia Land Trust. It was a gift from Dolly Hartman who wished...More

Date of experience: October 2011
11  Thank hallinanwv
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